Though I Am Gone (China, 2006)

At the start of his documentary Though I Am Gone, Hu Jie asks his interviewing subject, Mr. Wang Jungyao, whether it was painful to photograph the body of his wife so soon after her death. […]

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Searching for Lin Zhao’s Soul (China, 2004)

Hu Jie’s documentary Searching for Lin Zhao’s Soul is about the persecution of anti-socialist Chinese activist Lin Zhao under Mao Tse Tung’s period of reform called “The Great Leap Forward” (1958-1962). Made during China’s rise […]

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Alternative Facts: The Lies of Executive Order 9066 (USA, 2018) [CAAMFest 2019]

When President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 in 1942, he set in motion the incarceration of around 120,000 Japanese-Americans in concentration camps in some of the harshest areas of the United States. This lasted until […]

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Minidoka (USA, 2018) [CAAMFest 2019]

Megumi Nishikura is an American documentarian who works to reveal aspects of our common humanity through film. Her most famous title is Hafu: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan (2013) but for her latest documentary, Minidoka, […]

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